The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 25 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 27 29 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.88% 5.61% 1.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.71% 21.80% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 5
Average daily rate £415 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £338 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £413 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.59 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+54.54% +1.67%
Web Services
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
105 133 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 22.88% 25.73% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 93 24
Average daily rate £415 £388 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +27.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £438 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £83.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Gloucestershire region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Gloucestershire region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +7 8 £400 +5.26% 5
Gloucester +10 4 £375 -6.25%
Cirencester 0 1 £425 +21.42%
Web Services
South West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services.

1 43 (59.72%) Security Cleared
2 41 (56.94%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (52.78%) Java
4 33 (45.83%) JavaScript
5 31 (43.06%) DV Cleared
6 29 (40.28%) SQL
7 25 (34.72%) HTML
8 24 (33.33%) Unix
9 22 (30.56%) SOAP
10 21 (29.17%) XML
11 19 (26.39%) J2EE
11 19 (26.39%) Middleware
11 19 (26.39%) Hibernate
12 18 (25.00%) UML
13 17 (23.61%) Scrum
13 17 (23.61%) Java EE
14 16 (22.22%) JSF
14 16 (22.22%) webMethods
15 15 (20.83%) C
15 15 (20.83%) Enterprise Architecture
15 15 (20.83%) REST
16 14 (19.44%) Finance
16 14 (19.44%) C#
16 14 (19.44%) CSS
16 14 (19.44%) .NET
17 13 (18.06%) SC Cleared
18 12 (16.67%) Unit Testing
18 12 (16.67%) System Testing
19 11 (15.28%) Open Source
19 11 (15.28%) C++

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (12.50%) Apache
1 9 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 9 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 9 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (9.72%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (9.72%) JBoss
3 3 (4.17%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.78%) IIS
4 2 (2.78%) Node.js
5 1 (1.39%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.17%) Google Apps
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.78%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 8 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 7 (9.72%) Apache Accumulo
3 7 (9.72%) Big Data
3 7 (9.72%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.72%) Oracle Database
3 7 (9.72%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (9.72%) OrientDB
4 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.39%) MySQL
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 9 (12.50%) JUnit
1 9 (12.50%) Selenium
2 8 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 8 (11.11%) Maven
3 7 (9.72%) Ant
4 2 (2.78%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (2.78%) Protractor
4 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.39%) JIRA
5 1 (1.39%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.39%) Subversion
5 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (19.44%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Electronics
2 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.78%) Marketing
2 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (69.44%) Developer
2 27 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 15 (20.83%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 11 (15.28%) Architect
5 6 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 6 (8.33%) webMethods Architect
5 6 (8.33%) webMethods Developer
6 4 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.17%) AWS Architect
7 3 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Tester
8 2 (2.78%) Agile Developer
8 2 (2.78%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.78%) Senior Architect
8 2 (2.78%) Senior Enterprise Architect
8 2 (2.78%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (34.72%) HTML
2 22 (30.56%) SOAP
3 21 (29.17%) XML
4 19 (26.39%) Hibernate
4 19 (26.39%) J2EE
4 19 (26.39%) Middleware
5 17 (23.61%) Java EE
6 16 (22.22%) JSF
7 15 (20.83%) REST
8 14 (19.44%) .NET
8 14 (19.44%) CSS
9 10 (13.89%) HTML5
10 9 (12.50%) Ajax
10 9 (12.50%) JMS
10 9 (12.50%) JSP
10 9 (12.50%) RichFaces
10 9 (12.50%) Spring
10 9 (12.50%) Struts
10 9 (12.50%) XSLT
11 8 (11.11%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.33%) Unix
2 5 (6.94%) Linux
3 3 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (1.39%) CentOS
4 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.94%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.00%) UML
3 17 (23.61%) Scrum
4 15 (20.83%) Enterprise Architecture
5 12 (16.67%) System Testing
5 12 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 11 (15.28%) Open Source
7 10 (13.89%) High Availability
8 9 (12.50%) SOA
9 8 (11.11%) TDD
10 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
11 6 (8.33%) Change Management
12 5 (6.94%) Migration
13 4 (5.56%) Configuration Management
14 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
14 3 (4.17%) Data Analysis
14 3 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
14 3 (4.17%) Incident Management
14 3 (4.17%) ITIL
14 3 (4.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 38 (52.78%) Java
2 33 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 29 (40.28%) SQL
4 15 (20.83%) C
5 14 (19.44%) C#
6 11 (15.28%) C++
7 9 (12.50%) PL/SQL
8 8 (11.11%) Ruby
9 7 (9.72%) Perl
9 7 (9.72%) Scala
10 3 (4.17%) Groovy
10 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.78%) VB
11 2 (2.78%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.78%) VB6
12 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 43 (59.72%) Security Cleared
2 31 (43.06%) DV Cleared
3 13 (18.06%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (22.22%) webMethods
2 9 (12.50%) IBM
3 7 (9.72%) Oracle
4 3 (4.17%) Google
5 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.78%) SAP
6 1 (1.39%) Zend